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  1. UK European election resultsRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Ukip has emerged as the winning party in the European elections with 24 seats, including one in Scotland, with an increase of 11 seats on 2009.

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  2. Horrific death puts spotlight on US prisonsRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Allegations that a mentally ill prisoner in Florida was tortured to death, followed by a cover-up, have focused attention on the US prison system.

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  3. UKIP: There may be trouble ahead.Read the original story

    May 24, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    During the BBC's local election coverage David Dimbleby described Nigel Farage as 'the man whose hour has come'.

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  4. New evidence points to Briton's innocence after 27 years in prisonRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    A British businessman sentenced to death by a Florida court in 1987 will today submit new evidence ahead of a full evidentiary hearing that could prove his innocence.

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  5. TUC expresses concern at privatisation and cost-cutting in justice systemRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The scale of private sector involvement in the UK's prisons and probation service has increased dramatically in the last four years and the overwhelming majority of contracts are held by just three companies, according to a new report published today by the TUC.

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  6. 'Significant steps' needed to progress Anglican-Methodist CovenantRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, together with the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, have today issued a joint statement to their Churches.

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  7. Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu in bid to attend UK eventsRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Amnesty International is calling on the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu leaving Israel so that he can attend events on the protection of whistleblowers in the UK next month.

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  8. A sense of place and nationalism resistedRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    On the eve of the European elections, patriotism - or at least politicians' appropriation of that condition - is much in the air.

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  9. Churches challenge food poverty with latest resource on foodbanksRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and Church Action on Poverty have produced a three-part resource for churches about the growing food poverty crisis.

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  10. More Guantanamo prisoners call for disclosure of force-feeding tapesRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Two more hunger-striking prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have gone to court to preserve tapes of their force-feedings, after a US judge intervened on 16 May to ensure the preservation of similar footage in the case of hunger striker Abu Wa'el Dhiab.

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  11. Failure to tame corporate power threatens global recovery, says ITUCRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Workers across the world are losing their faith in national governments who they believe are putting the interests of big corporations ahead of their own, according to a new global poll published on 18 May by the International Trade Union Confederation .

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  12. The Kirk should not opt for a 'unity' that enshrines injusticeRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    At this year's General Assembly the Church of Scotland is - yet again - debating the question of LGBT clergy.

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  13. Kirk prepares for debate on Scottish independenceRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    More than 800 commissioners from the Church "will have the opportunity to contribute their views on one of the most historically significant moments in Scottish history," the Kirk said in a news release.

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  14. Christians and others block gate to Berkshire's nuclear weapons factoryRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Traffic is being diverted at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Burghfield in Berkshire this morning , as critics of nuclear arms have blocked a major gate into the site by locking themselves together.

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  15. Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia marked globallyRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Saturday 17 May 2014 has been the 9th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia , the biggest LGBTI solidarity event in the world.

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  16. UKIP, saviour of the EstablishmentRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    When the banks wrecked the economy, people were angry: angry with politicians, bankers, and super-rich tax dodgers.

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  17. Holding on to hope for India as extremist electedRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Minorities, dissidents and the poor in India are at risk as extreme-right politician Narendra Modi takes control as prime minister.

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  18. UK rendition victim released after ten years in secret US custodyRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The US has released Yunus Rahmatullah, a Pakistani citizen held at Bagram Airbase for ten years without charge, trial, or access to a lawyer after his capture by British forces in Iraq and subsequent rendition to Afghanistan in 2004.

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  19. Guantanamo detainee reveals increasingly brutal punishment of hunger strikersRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    A prisoner in Guantanamo Bay has revealed to his lawyers the increasingly brutal punishment meted out to detainees peacefully protesting their indefinite detention via hunger strike.

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  20. Siberian reindeer herders take on Russian oil-giantRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The reindeer-herding Komi-Izhemtsi people in western Siberia have rejected the takeover of their land for oil exploration and drilling by Russian oil-giant LUKOIL.

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